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FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

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Justin Thomas wins Web.com Tour finals event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff after Sterne blew a late three-stroke lead.

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Hawks apologize for racially charged comments

In this April 14, 2014, file photo, Steve Koonin, speaks after being introduced as the new CEO for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team at a press conference in Atlanta. A scheduled meeting between Koonin and Atlanta civil rights leaders has been cancelled, leading one of the leaders to say his community was greatly offended. The Rev. Markel Hutchins announced Wednesday's, Sept. 10, 2014, meeting was called off "at the last minute." He later said he received a call from Hawks spokesman Garin Narain on Tuesday night asking that it be postponed.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos “over a period of years.”

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Redskins owner announces support of Roger Goodell

in this March 26, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference in Orlando, Fla. Goodell says the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee on an elevator. Goodell says during an interview with CBS aired Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014: "We assumed that there was a video. We asked for video. But we were never granted that opportunity." (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he “has always had the best interests of football at heart” and “we are fortunate to have him.”

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Soccer stadium in the works at Utah fairgrounds

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake ownership is offering to build a multi-million dollar soccer stadium on the state fairgrounds in Salt Lake City that would be home to a new minor league team for the Major League Soccer franchise and become the key element in the revitalization of the aging park.

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